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Finding Strength
Thursday, August 17, 2017      6 comments

Many of you post pictures of yourselves standing on your scale and showing your current weight. I can't tell you how brave I think you are for posting that. Maybe, some day, I will be able to keep myself pulled together long enough for the sca... Read more
Tuesday, July 25, 2017      10 comments

As I work my way through the introductory pages of Beck Blue (The Diet Trap Solution) some of her statements have hit me smack dab in my face and forces me to accept reality. "EVERYONE faces traps - situation in which we are tempted to eat or d... Read more
Book Smart - Life Stupid
Sunday, July 23, 2017      14 comments

2017 is over half done! The time that I wanted to work on my primary goal of mental peace & calm has whizzed by in a flurry of business and not always in a calm & peaceful manner. The past 3 months have seemed especially busy. I'm sure t... Read more
Mindfulness - Part ll
Monday, July 03, 2017      12 comments

Last Wednesday was the second installment on the series of presentations I am attending on Mindfulness. The first one was related to Stress and included two relaxation techniques. One was a 3-minute breathing routine and the other was an arm m... Read more
Bracing Myself For A New Diet
Friday, June 30, 2017      10 comments

Yup, that's me first thing in the morning with my cup of coffee, laughing my head off as I try to take a "selfie". Not the most becoming picture an... Read more
A Decision Is Made
Tuesday, June 27, 2017      13 comments

First, I want to send a BIG emoticon to all of you for the great ideas you came up with to help me figure out how ... Read more
Living In The Same House
Monday, June 26, 2017      12 comments

Today I'm writing this blog as an attempt to figure out how to deal with one of the challenges I face in my weight loss journey - my husband! I'm going to start off with the positive side. I have a great husband. He does so many things fo... Read more
A Baker I'm NOT & The Challenge of a Garden Walk!
Sunday, June 25, 2017      8 comments

Even though yesterday was a bit windy and cool it was still beautiful and sunny. A great day for a Garden Walk. Gardening just might be my first passion. I love to "play in the dirt" and the beauty of gardens can bring me so much tranquility ... Read more
Making The Most Of It
Saturday, June 24, 2017      14 comments

I am very fortunate to live where I do in Michigan along the west side of the state. Our area has many county parks with beautiful paths that we are free to roam. This is the view from the building where the restrooms are located which overl... Read more
Thursday, June 22, 2017      12 comments

Mindfulness is a word that we frequently see floating around our SP world. It is something I could use more of that's for sure! Although I am not very active at our local Senior Community Center, I am a member and we are very fortunate to have ... Read more
Visions Of Beauty
Friday, May 19, 2017      9 comments

The Mind Over Body articles that I am currently reading at in somewhat of a strange order to me so I am starting on #6 which talks about writing a V... Read more
Looking Back
Thursday, May 18, 2017      7 comments

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a blog "Figuring Me Out" where I did a review of several factors that possibly could be the cause of my continued yo-yoing and lack of progress. When I was finished I decided that things didn't look as bad as they ... Read more
Standing In Line
Wednesday, May 17, 2017      15 comments

One of my goals for 2017 is PEACE OF MIND & CALM; to learn how to manage the stress in my head in an appropriate way and/or to avoid the situations and/or people who cause me to be stressed. Yesterday my cupboards were so bare I just had to... Read more
Figuring ME Out!
Wednesday, May 03, 2017      16 comments

Although I am doing better for the moment at staying on the path to physical health, I have had my struggles since the beginning of the year causing me to make essentially no progress. Telling myself "THIS HAS GOT TO STOP!" I decided to st... Read more
High - Low
Saturday, April 22, 2017      8 comments

It has been a couple of months since I last wrote a blog and so I thought it was about time to face the music. As I was looking through some of my past blogs for the list of goals I set for myself for 2017 I ran across this quote from one of my... Read more

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